Posts Tagged ‘Open Championship’
You may not be able to get a round at Augusta National in Georgia but you can play the 12th & 16th Augusta ‘Tribute’ holes at Northwick Park in Harrow, Middlesex.
The Majors course at Northwick Park was voted the UK’s top 9-hole course in 2009, it’s superb greens and accurately crafted replications of the key holes at Major Championship venues like Royal Troon, The Belfry, Royal Birkdale and of course Augusta make the layout a great challenge at a very affordable price.
England’s Golf Coast is home to 20 of the most genuinely charming golf courses in Britain. They are some of the UK’s most challenging golf courses, located on some of the most naturally beautiful British coastline. The area is home to no fewer than three famous ‘Royal’ links courses – Birkdale, Liverpool and Lytham & St Annes who have hosted the Open Championship over 30 times.
Prince’s is the third Open Championship course along this section of the Kent coast, it may have the similar ‘Links’ layout of the other two but the clubhouse is a little more modern and they are also building accommodation for people who fancy a golf break in the area.
Not long to go now for the Longest Day Golf Challenge, raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support, I will be watching the closing holes of the Open Championship on Sunday evening then it’s off to bed in preparation for my 4:30am start on the Monday at Huntswood Golf Club. Read the rest of this entry »
The oldest Major Championship in golf kicks off this week, returning to Royal St George’s, eight years after the last visit. With a high number of blind tee shots coupled with undulating fairways that can produce some unfortunate bounces, the most southern venue on the Open rota is sure to provide some great entertainment.
I have an envelope full of tickets on my desk at work but my partner’s niece is visiting us from Nottingham so I will be taking the kids out and about while the girls window shop in town, instead of heading off to Sandwich this weekend.